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No. 08/2008




Istanbul Tanker Event, 20-23 April 2008 – Focus Session Update

Programme Please be advised that the most up-to-date programme information can now also be easily downloaded from our website: .   The full 4-day programme includes a number of Focus Sessions covering the most important topics tanker owners face, an informative Oil and Tanker Market Session with top speakers to provide delegates with the ve...... More


Discount for INTERTANKO members at SASMEX

We can advise our readers that INTERTANKO members are being offered a discount for the SASMEX (Safety at Sea & Marine Equipment Exhibition) conference 16-17 April in Brighton . The offered rate is £95 per seminar session as opposed to the standard rate of £125 per session – which effectively maintains the early-booking discount rate after early booking has closed. The conference comprises four...... More


In defence of double-hulls

Gerry Vagliano, Director of London-based Lykiardopulo & Co, wrote the following letter to Lloyd’s List earlier this week.   SIR, With regard to your article ‘Double-hulls: oil spills hit the buffers’ (February 12, 2008), to visualise clearly the concept of double-hull tanker design one should read the magnificent study presented in 1991 by the U.S. National Academy of Science, entitled ‘Tanker...... More


Witness the flow of oil from East to West

The delegates at INTERTANKO’s Istanbul Tanker Event in April, held on the occasion of the 38th INTERTANKO Annual Meeting, will be able to enjoy the view of one of the most historic and busiest sea lanes in the world. The Bosphorus connects the Black Sea with the Sea of Marmara, and the Dardanelles links the Sea of Marmara with the Aegean and Mediterranean Seas . The 17-mile long Turkish waterwa...... More


Market actors and behaviour explained to the Copenhagen Business School

INTERTANKO's Manager Research and Project Section, Erik Ranheim, lectured on 'Market Actors & Behaviour' this week at the Copenhagen Business School ’s course for Executive MBA in Shipping and Logistics.   He said that the main actors in the tanker market are the owners, oil companies and the brokers, but that without the IMO, or a similar international institution, trade would end up severely...... More



  • 6 March 2008 – Asian Panel, Singapore
  • 12-13 March, 2008 – Latin American Panel meeting, Miami, FL, U.S.
  • 17 March 2008 – North American Panel meeting, Stamford, CT, U.S.
  • 19 March 2008 - Vetting Committee meeting, Connecticut, U.S.
  • 27 March 2008 – Hellenic Forum meeting, Athens
  • 8 April 2008 - Chemical Seminar, Panama
  • 9 April 2008 – Chemical Tanker Committee meeting, Panama
  • 16 April 2008 - INTERTANKO/INTERCARGO U.K. Members Lunch Seminar, London
  • 17 April 2008 – Bunker Sub-committee meeting, Istanbul
  • 17 April 2008 – Environmental Committee meeting, Istanbul
  • 18-19 April 2008 – INTERTANKO Safety, Technical & Environmental Committee meeting, Istanbul
  • 20 April 2008 - Executive Committee meeting, Istanbul
  • 21 April 2008 – Associate Members Committee meeting, Istanbul
  • 21 April 2008 – Spring Council meeting, Istanbul
  • 22 April 2008 – Tanker Chartering Seminar, Istanbul
  • 20-23 April 2008 – INTERTANKO's Annual Tanker Event, Istanbul
  • First week June 2008 - Executive Committee meeting, Athens
  • 4 June 2008 - Chemical Tanker Committee, Singapore
  • 25 June 2008 - INTERTANKO/INTERCARGO U.K. Members Lunch Seminar, London
  • 11 September 2008 – Chemical Tanker Sub-committee (Americas) meeting, U.S. NE Coast
  • 19 November 2008 - INTERTANKO/INTERCARGO U.K. Members Lunch Seminar, London
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